Category: Sports

Eupora Eagles roll to four victories

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Eupora’s baseball team enjoyed a little bit of everything last week. The Eagles had a 16-run inning and a run-rule victory. They won a pitcher’s duel and a shootout. And when the dust settled,…

East Webster ends season with 24-8 record

By Laurence Hilliard Webster Progress Times JACKSON – Cold shooting, an aggressive Bay Springs 2-3 defense and a scoring drought at the start of both halves added up to a 53-47 East Webster loss in the quarterfinals of the MHSAA…

Eagles split pair to open baseball season

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times One inning that got away from Eupora cost the Eagles a game last weekend, but solid pitching helped them earn a split in the season-opening Choctaw County Classic. Eupora knocked off host Choctaw County…

Lady Wolverines head to Big House

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times A year after they came up just shy of reaching the Girls State Tournament, East Webster found itself trailing at home in a go-to game last Friday night. This time, however, the Lady Wolverines…

Eupora squads, East Webster boys see season come to an end

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times Three of the county’s four high school basketball teams saw their seasons come to an end last week with losses in the first round of the MHSAA Class 2A state basketball playoffs. While East…

Eupora, East Webster softball win three of four

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times If the first weekend of high school softball is any indication, Webster County’s teams are once again in for a solid season in 2017. Both Eupora and East Webster hit the diamond last weekend,…

Wolverines impressive in season-openers

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress Times East Webster’s baseball team busted out of the gate with two impressive victories last weekend, run-ruling Starkville Academy 11-1 on Friday before whipping French Camp Academy 9-1 on Saturday. The 2-0 Wolverines were scheduled…

Both Eupora squads make basketball playoffs

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress TImes It was a busy week for the basketball teams at Eupora, both of whom played three contests in the Region 4-2A Tournament at Calhoun City last week. Both also qualified for the MHSAA Class…

East Webster, Eupora split again in basketball

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress-Times Just as they did the first time they met on the hardwood this season, the basketball teams from East Webster and Eupora split a pair of hotly-contested matchups last Friday night. But there were two…

Eupora squads set for region tournament

By Rocky Higginbotham Webster Progress TImes Eupora’s boys and girls basketball teams are in action this week in the Region 4-2A Tournament at Calhoun City, where both are trying to earn a berth in next week’s state basketball playoffs. The…